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Avocado Oil Could Have Anti-Aging, Disease-Fighting Capabilities
2012-04-23 04:21:19

Researchers at a Mexican university have discovered that avocado oil may possess the same kind of anti-aging properties as olive oil, and could potentially be used to help battle cancer or heart disease, the UK Press Association (UKPA) reported on Sunday. The study, which was headed up by Christian Cortés-Rojo of Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Morelia, Michoacán, México, and presented at the annual meeting of the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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